H-P (HPQ) is trying to convince the mobile industry it will still support webOS, in spite of...

|By:, SA News Editor

H-P (HPQ) is trying to convince the mobile industry it will still support webOS, in spite of discontinuing hardware development. Pundits speculate on whether the TouchPad's weak performance doomed it, though judging by the struggles of other high-end tablets, challenging the iPad (AAPL) with a proprietary OS was probably a lost cause regardless.